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Looking at Lunchtime Talk at the Clark Explores Renoir’s Venus Victorious

For Immediate Release

December 02, 2011

WILLIAMSTOWN, MA—On the second Thursday of each month, visitors are invited to join members of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute staff for a Looking at Lunchtime talk about some of their personal favorite works in the collection. If you ever wanted to know why (and how) Venus was Victorious (and what she's doing with that apple!), come and join Michael Cassin, Director of the Center for Education in the Visual Arts, for a talk focusing on Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s bronze sculpture in the Clark’s Lobby on Thursday, December 8. Admission to the 12:30 pm gallery talk is free. Purchase lunch from the coffee cart before or after the talk. The Looking at Lunchtime series continues with talks on January 12, February 9, March 8, April 12, and May 10.

The Clark

Set amidst 140 acres in the Berkshires, the Clark is one of the few major art museums that also serves as a leading international center for research and scholarship, presenting public and education programs and organizing groundbreaking exhibitions that advance new scholarship. The institution’s research and academic programs include an international fellowship program and conferences; together with Williams College, the Clark sponsors one of the nation’s leading master’s programs in art history. 

The Clark is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. The galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm (daily in July and August). Admission is $15 June 1 through October 31. Admission is free for children 18 and younger, members, and students with valid ID. Admission is free November through May. For more information, call 413-458-2303 or visit clarkart.edu.

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December 8: On the second Thursday of each month, visitors are invited to join members of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute staff for a Looking at Lunchtime talk about some of their personal favorite works in the collection. If you ever wanted to know why (and how) Venus was Victorious (and what she's doing with that apple!), come and join Michael Cassin, Director of the Center for Education in the Visual Arts, for a talk focusing on Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s bronze sculpture in the Clark’s Lobby on Thursday, December 8. Admission to the 12:30 pm gallery talk is free. Purchase lunch from the coffee cart before or after the talk. The Looking at Lunchtime series continues with talks on January 12, February 9, March 8, April 12, and May 10. The Clark, 225 South Street, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 413 458 2303, clarkart.edu.

Contact: 
pr@clarkart.edu

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